In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. government has begun issuing economic impact payments via the IRS to qualifying Americans. To date, the majority of stimulus payments hit bank accounts on April 14, 15, 21, and 22. These cash infusions are helping U.S. consumers cover their basic expenses as well as stimulating the economy … Continued
In the COVID-19 era, U.S. pet owners are increasingly turning to Chewy.com, but shelter-in-place orders have been hard on Wag and Rover.
The coronavirus continues to impact Americans’ daily lives as many face the stark reality of shelter-in-place orders and a volatile financial market. By analyzing consumer spending, Second Measure transaction data can surface U.S. spending trends in near-real time to provide insights in these unprecedented times. Recent data reveals, as of the week of March 23 … Continued
Shelter-in-place orders in response to the coronavirus have pushed Americans to spend more at major office supply retailers, like Office Depot and Staples.
With public concern growing over the coronavirus pandemic, year-to-date sales at Costco, BJ's Wholesale, and Sam's Club are on the rise.
Point-of-sale financing is gaining popularity. Payments to the industry nearly quadrupled since January 2018 and are likely to surge this shopping season.